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MPEG-1 Audio Layer II (MP2) is a free, open-source, and unpatented audio-coding standard. Common uses for MP2 include digital audio broadcasting (DAB), digital video broadcasting (DVB), and digital versatile disc (DVD). This file type is more common amongst professional broadcasters than consumers.
The best media player to use for opening MP2 is VLC media player. This player works on most platforms and is very dependable.
On Windows, good choices include Windows Media Player, KMPlayer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, Cyberlink PowerDVD, jetAudio, Winamp, and Helium Music Manager. On Mac OS X, iTunes is the best option for opening this file type.
Initial Release: 1993
MPEG-4 (MP4) is a container video format that can store multimedia data, usually audio and video. It is compatible with a wide range of devices and operating systems, using a codec to compress file size, resulting in a file that is easy to manage and store. It is also a popular video format for streaming over the Internet, such as on YouTube. Many consider MP4 to be one of the best video formats available today.
MP4 files open in the operating system's default video player. Simply double-clicking the file opens it. There is no need for third-party software. On Windows, it opens in Windows Media Player. On Mac, it opens in QuickTime.
On some devices, particularly mobile, opening this file type can be problematic. MP4 is a container that contains various kinds of data, so when there is a problem opening the file, it usually means that data in the container (an audio or video codec) is not compatible with the device’s OS. To resolve this issue, try VLC media player.
Developed by: Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Standard: ISO/IEC 14496
Initial release: 1999
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